9 Apps Every Medical Student Needs

Mobile phones have been very useful to students in current times. They have been used in performing so many beneficial functions such as having reminders for tasks they have to perform, Research purposes, taking polls in a classroom by visiting polleverywhere.com, video conferencing and sharing of resources. Here are 9 mobile apps for medical students.


Daily Rounds for Doctors 

A one of a kind app for medical students. This resourceful tool with its user friendly interface allows you to experience real life based clinical scenarios on your device. It challenges you with questions as you solve each case. The app acclaimed to be the Best Medical Mobile app – GSF – NDTV 2015, also keeps you updated on the latest news in the field of medicine. It is a must have package that delivers new and relevant knowledge everyday.



To download the Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.medengage.clinical&hl=en

To download the iOs app: https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/daily-rounds-clinical-cases/id1003799400?mt=8




Skyscape Medical Library 

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A package of medical resources including drug information, medical calculators and clinical information on over 850 topics. It’s features include Smart Link, Skyscape’s proprietary cross-reference functionality; medical calculators; algorithms; interactive images; flowcharts; and frequent content updates. Moreover, more than 600 premium resources in 35 medical specialties can be purchased conveniently from this app.

To download the Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.medpresso.android.ui&hl=en

 To download the iOs app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skyscape-medical-library/id818609413?mt=8


Prognosis: Your Diagnosis

An app with an engaging series of clinical case scenarios which assess the decision making skills of the player. Each one is accompanied by comprehensive and concise discussion of the diagnostic reasoning involved and key lessons applicable to day to day practice. An editorial panel of over 120 specialist physicians review case scenarios based on real life patients.

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T0 download the Android app:   https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.medicaljoyworks.prognosis&hl=en

To download the iOS app: https://itunes.apple.com/gh/app/prognosis-your-diagnosis/id392489854?mt=8



St John Ambulance First Aid

An app that gives the latest first aid advice and protocols for dealing with emergency situations with easy to follow illustrated guides and voiced instructions. It was developed in hope that no one should die because they needed first aid and didn’t get it. Although the app doesn’t replace the benefits of learning first aid, it will help you to know what to do to in those few crucial moments when basic knowledge of first aid can make the difference.

To download the Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=an.sc.sja&hl=en

To download the iOS app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/st-john-ambulance-first-aid/id347574230?mt=8


Diseases Dictionary Medical 


An offline free medical dictionary app containing medical disorders & diseases with detailed definitions, symptoms, causes and treatment information. It is a handbook that acts as as a clinical adviser for self diagnosis and can also be used to look up symptoms, diseases and treatment.

 To download the Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.atomic.apps.medical.disease.condition.dictionary&hl=en

To download the iOS app: https://itunes.apple.com/gh/app/diseases-dictionary-offline/id926120761?mt=8



Drugs Dictionary

A pocket dictionary for drugs with a friendly interface. It stores all information about drugs; their uses, how to take, side effects, precautions, drug interactions, missed dose, storage.

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 Drugs.com Medication Guide 

An app that makes it easy to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records. It is fast with an A to Z list of drugs, pill identifier, interaction checker, question and answers and many more useful tools

 To download the Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Drugs.com&hl=en

To download the iOS app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/drugs.com-medication-guide/id599471042?mt=8



PubMed Mobile


The app allows you to search the PubMed database comprising of more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher websites. It’s an easy to use app that has keyword search with options, saves search query and citations, and emails citations.

 To download the Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bim.pubmed&hl=en

To download the iOS app: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pubmed4hh/id544354407?mt=8



A dictionary of medical eponyms that has a short description of more than 1700 common medical eponyms. It is simple, small, powerful and is a perfect tool to quickly look up the meaning of any eponym.

To download the Android app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.eponyms&hl=en

 To download the iOS apphttps://itunes.apple.com/en/app/eponyms-for-students/id286025430?mt=8



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